Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a hostel in Birmingham.
The body of the 52-year-old was found just after 10am on Sunday at the hostel on Durham Road in Sparkhill.
Police were called and arrested eight men and one woman on suspicion of murder – they all remain in custody and will be questioned later today.
Officers remain at the scene to carry out enquiries this morning. A number of people are in custody.
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